Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst has announced the full Senate committee assignments for the 83rd Texas Legislature.
Senator Ken Paxton of McKinney, representing District 8, was named vice-chair of the Transportation Committee. He was also named to the Education, Jurisprudence, Government Organization and Intergovernmental Relations Committees.
Senator Craig Estes, whose District 30 represents parts of northern and eastern Collin County, was named as chair of the Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Committee and the vice-chair of the Natural Resources Committee. Estes is also on the Business & Commerce and Finance Committees.
The list of all committees appears below (only last names are listed):
BUSINESS & COMMERCE
Hegar, Subcom. Chair
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES